... I am 40 and have had pain and stiffness in my feet, mostly my toes, every morning for a few months now. My toe knuckles have small lumps on top of them. My wrists and elbows bother me also. I had bloodwork done a few months ago and my SED rate was 27, normal is 20 or under. It was pretty close to normal. ... (3 replies)
... They were high, with the exception of the Sed rate, which was just a little elevated. So with that, I was referred to a rheumatologist. ... (6 replies)
Thanks for the help.
I'm really hoping that the rheumy will find something to treat, because this pain S**ks.
I have had the same increase in the sed rate & crp for around 2 years now despite taking large amounts of anti- inflammatories.
Lately though, my joints are aching & burning so bad that I can barely move.
I'll update you after seeing the rheumy. (5 replies)
... my crp was never as high as yours my sed rate hit 60, but now with taking a combo of prednisone plaquenil & enbrel why sed rate has been staying between 27 & 30
I hope they find the right combo to help control it for u (5 replies)
... Hello everyone!
I'm 46, female, my RA journey has just begun. Here is a fast review:
-elbow pain on and off,,,right albow locked,,,will not straighten
-on prednisone during winter-no problems
-off prednisone 2 months ago
-month ago ankles swelled and hurt, doc xrayed, joint deteriation (sp?)
-last week woke up unable to walk, ankles, wrists, knuckles, neck hurt
-to... (3 replies)
... AND A SED RATE OF 27. HE TOLD ME THAT HE COULDN'T DIAGNOSE ANYTHING AND THAT I NEEDED TO SEE A SPECIALIST. ANYWAY, WHEN HE MENTIONED THE IMMUNE THING, I PANICKED! ... (5 replies)
... rays can't show the erosions of RA but an MRI can. ... (4 replies)
... In infants, a similar pattern may occur as a result of passive maternal transfer of antibody. ... (3 replies)
... and the almighty fatigue. I had chalked alot of these things up to menopause and the thyroid issues. ... (0 replies)
... he started prednisone which u know made my sugars crazy, he kept checking my blood work but sed kept rising so he sent me to a rheumatoligist... they added in the plaquenil, didnt make any diffrence... ... (1 replies)
... well i will say it got my sed rate from 60 to 27 im still in alot of pain.. ... (15 replies)
... I just got some of my lab work back. Can anyone help me to figure out somethings? ... (1 replies)
... Hello! I have a question for those of you with RA. ... (3 replies)